Jagadish Bose

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Jagadish BoseName: Jagadish Chandra Bose

Born: November 30, 1858, in Bikrampur, Bengal Presidency, British India

Death: November 23, 1937 (Age: 78)

Computer-related contributions

  • An Indian physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction.
  • He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent.
  • IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science.
  • He is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction.
  • He was the first person from the Indian subcontinent to receive a US patent, in 1904.
  • He also invented the crescograph.

Significant publications

  • Response in the Living and Non-living (1902).
  • Plant response as a means of physiological investigation (1906).
  • Comparative Electro-physiology (1907).
  • Motor mechanism of plants (1928).

Honors and awards

  • Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE) (1903).
  • Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI) (1911).
  • Knight Bachelor (1917).